How to get HTC BlinkFeed plus its Facebook and Twitter plugins on any Android

How to get HTC BlinkFeed plus its Facebook and Twitter plugins on any Android
HTC BlinkFeed, the company's social feed and news aggregator, has been a staple on HTC handsets for a while now, occupying a whole homescreen there out of the box.

It shows pertinent weather&clock info, custom info feeds, and your social networking updates, all wrapped in a pretty, scrollable interface.

If you like what you are seeing on HTC handsets, you can get BlinkFeed on any Android 4.4+ handset to check out if you have been missing out on anything. Here's what you need to do:

1. Download and install all four files that constitute the HTC BlinkFeed experience;

  • HtcBlinkFeed - v6.3.840430
  • HtcServicePack - v1.1.853606
  • Weather - v6.2.836008
  • WorldClock - v6.1.797217

2. Next in line are the social network plugins, download any of these five you need, or all at once, then install like a regular app;

  • Facebook - v6.0.847523
  • Twitter - v6.0.847461
  • InstagramPlugin - v6.0.847476
  • GooglePlusPlugin - v6.0.847461
  • LinkedInPlugin - v6.0.847476

This is it, now you have the pretty BlinkFeed aggregator up and running on your Android phone with KitKat or higher, and the files for the all-new Sense 7 BlinkFeed won't be far behind, promise the developers (gakugaku, ckpv5, lyapota, xpirt) behind these hacks.

source: XDA-Devs



1. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

read about this on oneplus forum, this is actually good stuff.

2. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

Um, I am too stupid to find where to download apk files on the first link..... Any help? *retard alert

4. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

I mean how can I do that damnit

3. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Fricking impossible to download. the code checkout app is not in the playstore..............

5. bambamboogy02

Posts: 840; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Click the actual word 'Download' from the 1st paragraph, and then 'download' from the second paragraph. It will let you download the .apk files from the list.

6. zinger69

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

The Blinkfeed Apk won't install on my Note 4. All the the other ones installed just fine.

14. DaveElliott

Posts: 148; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

Same here. Sprint with 5.0.2

7. jerrycutshaw

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

I've been dying for this! The thing I miss most about my HTC is blinkfeed.

8. JetMK

Posts: 97; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

Nice, it worked on my Note 4.

9. horialin

Posts: 23; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

Worked on a G2.

10. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Clock failed to work on my Galaxy S4. Crashed on all attempts

11. rsiders

Posts: 1976; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Downloaded the files and Blinkfeed initially loaded up but couldn't add the services to it without it crashing. I'll try again later.

12. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Blinkfeed offers a taste of Live Tiles.

15. xxCearxx

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 11, 2014

I was so excited.... But it didnt work on my Huawei Mate 7


Posts: 13; Member since: Feb 07, 2015

Great on my z3 compact.... But how to add the weather widget... Some body help please..

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